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NTC supports Homeland Security special agent training

Posted November 1, 2013 by Les Ozawa

From Sept. 15-21, about 40 HSI Special Response Team members from Los Angeles and Arizona conducted day and night training at two NTC villages to fulfill their required 40-hour annual training.

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Assessing, characterizing, exploiting the site

Posted March 10, 2014 by G. A. Volb

An exercise participant packages materials taken from a suspected “chemical weapons” facility during a training exercise here, Jan. 31. Tucked in among the mountains, rock and desert landscape of the National Training Center instruction continues to challenge members of America’s armed forces and that of its partner nations. Already well known for the realism included in training scenarios and…

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Cheetahs dash to track and field competition

Posted August 1, 2014 by Sgt. 1st Class Herinah Asaah

Courtesy Photo The Cheetahs track team, coaches and parents gather for a group photo. Known as the “Cheetahs!,” the Fort Irwin CYS Sports Track and Field Team made up of 25 children (ages 7-14) ventured as far as their little feet could carry them – all the way to the state finals for the 37th…

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Blackhorse motor pool hosts school auto shop

Posted December 5, 2014 by Sgt. David Beckstrom

Students of the Burroughs High School automotive shop class in Ridgecrest, Calif., found out what Army mechanic’s do each day during a visit here, Nov. 6.

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Touching lives by appreciating, thanking others

Posted March 6, 2015 by Leslie Ozawa

Helice “Sparky” Bridges, a world-renown motivational speaker, calls for volunteers to demonstrate the Blue Ribbon ceremony to express their appreciation and thanks to others they know, during a student and community rally at Fort Irwin Freedom Fitness gym, Feb. 20.   World-renown motivational speaker Helice “Sparky” Bridges worked with 400 Fort Irwin Middle School fifth…

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Army Emergency Relief Campaign update April 12, 2012

Posted April 12, 2012 by By Bob Lucas

This past year found our Soldiers and family members in severe financial need, some of which could have been devastating to their well-being if not for Army Emergency Relief. Aside from the AER loan funding of emergency leave travel for Soldiers and family members, AER also assisted Soldiers…

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Fort Irwin Soldiers take on Pre-Ranger Course

Posted May 17, 2012 by Story and photos by Sgt. Anthony J. Lecours

All the way through a Ranger Physical Fitness Test, an obstacle course, and a12- mile ruck march, the instructors of the 11th Armored Cavalry...

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Adopt-a-pet August 9, 2012

Posted August 9, 2012 by anradmin

To meet these animals or their furry friends, visit the Fort Irwin veterinary clinic between 2-4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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Desert University is an initiative allowing Soldiers to achieve educational goals while stationed at the NTC and Fort Irwin

Posted September 27, 2012 by Education Center

The Education Center (building 1020) computer lab is available for Soldiers taking college courses under “DU.” “Desert University” is not a school, but an education initiative implemented through National Training Center Policy Letter 14. “DU” allows a Soldier two days a week, between Monday and Thursday, during the hours of 3 – 6 p.m., to…

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New Hospital by 2016

Posted December 13, 2012 by

The new hospital is scheduled to be completed by 2016 and will be located just north of the current hospital, which was built in 1966. The new facility will be a community based hospital providing emergency, obstetrical, and general surgery services. It will have a full contingent of ancillary services to include pharmacy, laboratory, and…

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